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The largest US solar PV installer SolarCity has created a new US$750 million financial fund with US$300 million of capital from Google.
Deregulation of the Japanese electricity market, expected to begin next year, could “breathe new life into PV”, according to Shawn Qu, chief executive and chairman of Canadian Solar.
Tier-1 PV module manufacturer, REC Solar is planning to spend around US$50 million on production upgrades and expansions in 2015 with an extra 300MW of module assembly capacity via two new lines.
Weeks after signing off the repeal of the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard, the governor of West Virginia has vetoed another bill that could have spelled the end off rooftop solar in the state, observers say.
The Indian cabinet has approved plans by state-run power producer NTPC to build 15GW of solar capacity, including 7GW of unsubsidised solar power.
By 2030 the Algerian government hopes to install 13.5GW of PV capacity.
Just five solar projects totalling 72MW have won contracts in a UK government auction in which PV competed with other renewable energy technologies for the first time.
Renewable energy development company SunEdison has unveiled a plan to provide electricity to 20 million people in impoverished communities around the world by 2020.
Leading thin-film PVEP First Solar is keeping tight control of capital expenditure (CapEx) in 2015, after a tough year, leading to flat sales and missed shipment guidance.
Microinverter technology provider Enphase Energy has agreed to a strategic partnership with smart energy management solutions company MyLight Systems.
The finalists in stage two in the bid for power purchase agreements of 200MW by the government of Jordan have been released by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
PV equipment specialist SCHMID Group has sold eight APCVD systems to three undisclosed Asia-based solar manufacturers. Financial and shipment details were not disclosed.
Analysts have given a mixed response to the deal announced yesterday between US solar giants, First Solar and SunPower, to form a joint yield-co vehicle.
Swiss energy firm Alpiq has acquired Helion Solar Group, a photovoltaic and energy systems storage company, and has integrated it into the Apliq Group.
Integrated PV module manufacturer REC Solar has secured supply agreements to US installers in 2015 that account for over 50% of its expanded manufacturing capacity.